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Which European ruler had observed 'Bear in mind that the commerce of India is the commerce of the world .... he who can exclusively command it is the dictator of Europe?

A) Queen Victoria B) Peter the Great of Russia
C) Napoleon Bonaparte D) Gustav II Adolf

Answer:   B) Peter the Great of Russia



Explanation:

India was one of the main centres of world trade and industry. Peter the Great of Russia was led to exclaim: “Bear in mind that the commerce of India is the commerce of the world and ... he who can exclusively command it is the dictator of Europe.”

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Name the British General who was responsible for the Jallianwalla Bagh massacre.

A) Hastings B) Cornwallis
C) Dyer D) Dalhousie
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Dyer

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________, succeeded to the throne of Ferghana in 1494 when he was only 12 years old.

A) Humayun B) Akbar
C) Jahangir D) Babur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Babur

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Who was the first temporary chairman of the Constituent Assembly?

A) B R Ambedkar B) Jawahar Lal Nehru
C) Rajendra Prasad D)
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D)

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Aurangzeb, the Mughal Emperor died in?

A) 1507 B) 1607
C) 1707 D) 1807
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1707

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Birbal was an advisor in the court of?

A) Babur B) Akbar
C) Aurangzeb D) Jahangir
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Akbar

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Name the Commission that came to India in 1928 to reform India's constitutional system.

A) Rowlatt Act B) Pitt's India Act
C) Partition of Bengal D) Simon Commission
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Simon Commission

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________ was imprisoned for the rest of his life by Aurangzeb.

A) Akbar B) Shah Jahan
C) Jahangir D) Babur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Shah Jahan

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In May 2017, the Base year of All India Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has been revised to ______.

A) 2011-12 B) 2015-16
C) 2016-17 D) 2012-13
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 2011-12

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